Tag Archives: Travel

Focus: Breaking travel News investigates: Wae Rebo village, Flores, Indonesia

East Nusa Tenggara is the southern-most province of Indonesia, comprising more than 500 islands, some 42 of which are inhabited and are home to more than five million people. Unlike the rest of Indonesia, which is predominantly Muslim, East Nusa Tenggara is largely Catholic, owing its religious heritage to the Portuguese and Dutch presence in the 18th century. To the ...

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Think you don't need travel insurance? Medical bills abroad can cost well over £20,000

Holidaymakers who go on holiday without investing in travel insurance may end up paying extortionate sums for medical treatment abroad if they fall ill or have an accident. A worrying 30 per cent of British tourists need medical treatment while on holiday abroad yet only 90 per cent think to buy travel insurance. What’s more, 20 per cent of the Britons ...

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Spain holiday prices SLASHED amid World Cup – latest travel advice after fan violence

Spain holidays are getting even cheaper as the region struggles to attract British holidaymakers. As the largest nationality to visit Spain, the World Cup and good weather in the UK has meant fewer British tourists travelling abroad. Despite entering peak season, holiday bookings have dropped with travel companies slashing prices. According to TravelSupermarket, seven-night packages for July can be found ...

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News: World Travel Awards headed to Madeira for Europe Gala Ceremony 2019

Madeira has been revealed as the host for the World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony 2019. The Portuguese destination, which has taken the title of Europe’s Leading Island Destination for the past five years, will use the event to boost its profile on the international stage. Madeira Tourist Board will welcome hundreds of industry leaders to the red-carpet… Breaking Travel ...

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Hand luggage rules: Latest travel update on banned items from cabin baggage

Hand-luggage-only passengers are increasing in number as cheap airlines offer no-frill tickets. This means not being allowed a bag in the hold without paying an additional fee. Britons instead cram everything they need for their holiday into one small suitcase to take into the cabin. Yet recent rules have changed regarding what is allowed into the cabin and what is ...

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